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Associated Press, Published October 24 2012

Budinger, Wolves beat Pistons in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, Man. – Chase Budinger scored 21 points to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves past the Detroit Pistons 95-76 in a preseason game Wednesday night.

Derrick Williams added 18 points and Nikola Pekovic had 14 for Minnesota. Jose Barea chipped in with seven assists.

Rodney Stuckey scored 21 points for Detroit, and Greg Monroe and Kyle Singler added 11 apiece.

Detroit 10 19 24 23 – 76

Minnesota 27 25 16 27 – 95

DETROIT (76): Prince 3-10 2-3 8, Maxiell 1-2 0-0 2, Monroe 4-12 3-5 11, Knight 2-8 2-3 8, Stuckey 6-13 8-8 21, Bynum 1-5 2-2 4, Jerebko 0-4 1-2 1, Singler 3-4 3-5 11, Drummond 0-3 0-0 0, English 0-4 0-0 0, Kravtsov 2-2 4-8 8, Daye 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 23-70 25-36 76.

MINNESOTA (95): Kirilenko 1-4 2-2 4, Williams 5-12 7-9 18, Pekovic 7-10 0-1 14, Ridnour 2-7 0-0 6, Roy 2-8 2-2 6, Barea 1-5 0-0 2, Budinger 8-11 0-0 21, Shved 1-8 0-0 2, Stiemsma 2-4 2-2 6, Cunningham 6-9 0-0 12, Lee 0-1 0-0 0, Harris 1-1 0-0 2, Johnson 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 37-81 13-16 95.

3-Point Goals: Detroit 5-16 (Singler 2-2, Knight 2-5, Stuckey 1-4, Prince 0-1, English 0-1, Bynum 0-1, Jerebko 0-2), Minnesota 8-25 (Budinger 5-8, Ridnour 2-2, Williams 1-4, Lee 0-1, Kirilenko 0-2, Barea 0-2, Roy 0-3, Shved 0-3). Fouled Out: None. Rebounds: Detroit 45 (Knight 6), Minnesota 60 (Cunningham 14). Assists: Detroit 13 (Knight 3), Minnesota 23 (Barea 7). Total Fouls: Detroit 19, Minnesota 24. Technicals: Minnesota defensive three second. Flagrant Fouls: Johnson. A: 12,163 (0).